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Is Jeb Bush Channeling Henry “Scoop” Jackson?

The positions of political parties are not static. In fact, they sometimes change rapidly. Ideological shifts usually begin at the grassroots level, and then trickle up to the political leadership. Those who do not change with their party on major issues often become heretics. Two prime examples of this are U.S. Senator Henry "Scoop" Jackson (D-WA), who during his 1972 bid for the Democratic Presidential nomination continued his support for a muscular foreign policy and U.S. involvement in the…See More
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"January 27, 1973 – “The Paris Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam” is signed by representatives of the United States, North Vietnam, South Vietnam and the Provisional Revolutionary Government."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"January 26, 1998 – President Bill Clinton, at the end of an event promoting his childcare initiative in the Roosevelt Room, exclaims:  “I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky.”"
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"January 25, 1963 – President John F. Kennedy holds the first live television Press Conference."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"January 24, 2003 – The Homeland Security Department is inaugurated as a cabinet department. The first secretary is former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"January 22, 1973 – U.S. Supreme Court hands down landmark decision in Roe v. Wade.  The court holds that states cannot regulate abortion during the first trimester. In the second trimester, the states can regulate abortion "in ways…"
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"January 21, 1920 – The Paris Peace Conference came to an end. The Conference had begun a year earlier, on January 18, 1919. The Conference was called to negotiate the end of WWI."
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"  January 20, 1981 – After 444 days in captivity, 52 American hostages are set free by Iranian students."
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"January 19, 1981 – The U.S. and Iranian governments agree to The Algiers Accords. The U.S. agrees not to interfere in Iran’s’ internal affairs and Iran agrees to release the 52 Americans it is holding hostage."
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"January 16, 1883 – President Chester A. Arthur signs into law the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act, which requires the hiring and promotion of federal employees to be based on merit rather than on political connections. In addition, the law…"
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Is Mitt Romney the Political Reincarnation of Hubert Humphrey?

Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican Presidential nominee, is making noises about another run for president. He is contacting past financial benefactors and supporters, and telling them that he is concerned with the direction of the country and inquiring about future support.A 2016 Romney candidacy would have seemed a bit farfetched in the immediate aftermath of his last campaign. The Romney campaign won just 24 percent of the proliferating Latino vote, and Romney could not overcome his image as a…See More
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"January 15, 1973 – Frank Sturgis, Eugenio Martinez, Bernard Barker and James McCord plead guilty to charges of conspiracy, burglary and wiretapping, stemming from the Watergate affair.  "
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"January 14, 1963 – In his inauguration address, Alabama Governor George Wallace declares: “Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!”"
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"January 13, 1966 – Housing and Urban Development Secretary Robert C. Weaver is sworn in as the first African-American member of a President’s cabinet. "
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"  January 12, 1932 – Arkansas voters make Hattie Caraway the first woman popularly elected to the United State Senate. "
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"January 9, 1951 -- The United Nations headquarters opens in New York City, New York."
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